Partner Moves & Promotions 9/7/2012

by: Harris

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM



Covington & Burling has appointed Weishi Li as a partner to join its corporate team based in Shanghai (when that office opens.) Li’s practice covers a wide range of technology transactions and IP-related advice. A native Mandarin speaker, she has significant experience representing multinational and Chinese companie...

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Deal Watch 9/7/2012

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Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM



Allen & Gledhill is advising Nippon Steel Corporation in respect of its agreement with BlueScope Steel Ltd to form a new joint venture, NS BlueScope Coated Products. Partners Christian Chin and Daren Shiau are leading the transaction which is valued at US$1.36 billion.Allen & Gledhill is also advising China Merc...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 7/20/12

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 8:07 PM



Jade & Fountain Hires 2 New PartnersJade & Fountain hired corporate partners Winston Li in their Shanghai office and Brad Shu in their Beijing office. Li previously worked at Horizon Law Firm, Linklaters, Mayer Brown, and Thacher Proffitt & Wood before joining Jade & Fountain. He has experience with fina...

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South Korea Update: What Does the KORUS Hold For US and UK Law Firms

by: Serhan Ayhan

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 7:07 PM



South Korea’s economy has prospered, seeing a $2.2 million trade surplus in April and $2.4 million in May since the KORUS free trade agreement was signed.US firms such as Cleary Gottlieb and Paul Hastings were among the first to announce thDLat they would be opening Seoul offices following the FTA.The trade deal has alr...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 5/11/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Dewey & LeBoeuf Leaders Decide to Leave FirmTwo of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s four leaders, Richard Shutran and Jeffery Kessler have decided to leave the firm due to the firm’s preparation for mass layoffs of employees and junior lawyers. Shutran, the co-chair of Dewey’s corporate department, is leaving to join O’...

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Office Openings 4/12/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 12, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       Squire Sanders Set for Singapore LaunchAfter securing a license from Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers, Squire Sanders is ready to launch their Singapore office.  Ignatius Hwang will head the new office with the support of three lawyers joining from Bryan Cave’s Singapore office. The new office will focus o...

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Office Openings 3/27/11

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on March 17, 2012 at 9:03 PM



       Curtis Open Office in KuwaitIn association with local firm Mashora Advocates and Legal Consultants, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Cost & Mosle opened a new office in Kuwait. Partner David Pfeiffer will head the office. Curtis is the 3rd international law firm to become involved with Kuwait following DLA Piper and S...

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Deal Watch - 9/14/2010

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Posted on September 14, 2010 at 3:09 PM



Allen & Overy, led by Hong Kong-based US law partner James Grandolfo, has advised UBS AG as the sole lead manager on issuing US$500m 6.5 percent guaranteed notes due 2017 by Alliance Global Group Cayman Islands Inc. The issue was guaranteed by Alliance Global Group Inc, one of the Philippines' largest conglomerates ...

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